Free health check up camp for artisans

Venue: Gwalior, M.P.

(16 September 2011)

A free health check up camp was organized by SETU on 16 September 2011 at Birla Nagar, Gwalior for the carpet weaving and embroidery artisans residing in the nearby slum areas.

The underlying aim of organizing the camp was to extend basic healthcare services to the artisan families who are otherwise devoid of it and consequently suffer from a range of health ailments that can be treated easily if provided with basic medical aid.

Camp registrations started at around 10 am and continued till 2 in the evening. A team of expert doctors was appointed for the camp. In addition to free health check up, awareness was generated on reproductive and child health issues and AIDS immune disorder. Medicines were distributed for free in the camp. A total of 110 families availed free health services.The venue chosen was the Health Centre at Birla Nagar.

Following facilities were provided for free in the camp:

  • Free medical check up
  • Distribution of medicines free of cost. The medicines included generic medicines, antibiotics, multivitamins etc
  • Awareness on aids immune disorder
  • Awareness about reproductive & child health issues.
  • follow-up after the camp